Sanskrit Name – Siddhasana
Sanskrit Name Meaning – Siddha – Accomplished, Asana - Pose
Type of Asana – Seated Yoga Pose
Target Areas – Hips, Back, Knees and Ankles
WHAT IS ACCOMPLISHED POSE (SIDDHASANA)?
Accomplished Pose (Siddhasana) is an ancient seated Hatha Yoga pose and is one of the oldest asanas. This hip opening pose is perfect for meditation and allows you to practice deep mindful breathing.
BENEFITS OF ACCOMPLISHED POSE (SIDDHASANA)
Alleviates feelings of stress and anxiety
Strengthens the legs and ankles
Stretches your chest, shoulders and abdomen
HOW TO PRACTICE ACCOMPLISHED POSE (SIDDHASANA) IN 3 EASY STEPS
Begin by sitting in Staff Pose (Dandasana). Bend your left knee and bring your left heel into your body (groin area).
Bend your right knee and bring your right heel into your body (groin area).
Place your palms on your knees. Sit up straight, with your shoulders back and your chest lifted. Gaze forward. There should be a straight line from your head to the floor. Sit and breathe deeply for as long as you‘re comfortable.
The Easy Pose – Sukhasana
Cradle Pose – Hindolasana
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